Tessie Navarro is a photographer and multimedia journalist based in the San Fernando Valley. She recently graduated from Cal State University, Northridge with a B.A. in journalism with a photojournalism emphasis and an Asian American Studies minor. During her time at Cal State Northridge she served as staff photographer, photo editor and multimedia editor of the Daily Sundial, CSUN's award-winning student publication. She has freelanced for LA Weekly, Hampton Roads' Alt Daily, and is a current contributor for LA-based GroundSounds.